Purple laver

Purple laver




Scientific name Porphyra spp.
Family Bangiaceae
FAO code FYS

General characteristics of the species

Brownish, membranous red seaweed. It can reach 20cm in height. It lives on high rocks, between tides.


Other information
Main fishing gear Manual collection in coastal areas.
Main ways of presenting the product Fresh or dry. Packed in polyethylene boxes or other suitable material.